Weight Quotes

Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.

Charles Babbage

And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous to me than finding the weight of the earth because I did not care how much the earth weighed.

Rube Goldberg

And if you cannot remain indifferent, you must resolve to throw your weight into that balance in which the fate and condition of man is weighed.

Lajos Kossuth†

Again, I think we have much greater diplomatic weight by having all of us sit on the same side of the table wanting the same thing, and putting it to the North Koreans.

Mitchell Reiss†

Actually, I think it is interesting that when I put the weight on, I was already with him. I do not know, maybe I felt safe. And he likes me like this. He likes me whatever size I am.

Delta Burke

A raised weight can produce work, but in doing so it must necessarily sink from its height, and, when it has fallen as deep as it can fall, its gravity remains as before, but it can no longer do work.

Hermann von Helmholtz

The only way to lose weight is to check it as airline baggage.

Peggy Ryan

It would be far easier to lose weight permanently if replacement parts weren't so handy in the refrigerator.

Hugh Allen

People say that losing weight is no walk in the park.† When I hear that I think, yeah, that is the problem.

Chris Adams

Reality check: you can never, ever, use weight loss to solve problems that are not related to your weight. At your goal weight or not, you still have to live with yourself and deal with your problems. You will still have the same husband, the same job, the same kids, and the same life. Losing weight is not a cure for life.

Phillip C. McGraw

Guilt has always its horrors and solicitudes; and, to make it yet more shameful and detestable, it is doomed often to stand in awe of those to whom nothing could give influence or weight but their power of betraying.

Samuel Johnson

If I like myself at this weight, then this is what I'm going to be. I don't have an eating disorder.

Courteney Cox

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.

Barbara Levy Boxer

After these matters we ought perhaps next to discuss pleasure. For it is thought to be most intimately connected with our human nature, which is the reason why in educating the young we steer them by the rudders of pleasure and pain; it is thought, too, that to enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on virtue of character. For these things extend right through life, with a weight and power of their own in respect both to virtue and to the happy life, since men choose what is pleasant and avoid what is painful; and such things, it will be thought, we should least of all omit to discuss, especially since they admit of much dispute.

Aristotle

Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.

Joseph Ratzinger

Al Gore has gained a lot of weight lately. Of course, unlike his former boss he only has to worry about getting into his own pants.

David Letterman

The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma.

Jef I. Richards

No man ever sank under the burden of the day. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today, that the weight is more than a man can bear.

George Macdonald

Courage is a learned mental skill that you must condition, just as weight training strengthens your muscles.

Steve Pavlina

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

Erma Bombeck

The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.

A. J. P. Taylor

Flabbergasted, adj. Appalled over how much weight you have gained.

Unknown

When I was larger, people said I was fat. Now that I've lost weight, they say I died.

Luther Vandross

It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape.

Ed Smith
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